Boy's Lacrosse: Penfield defeats Penn Yan 13 - 5
The Penn Yan Mustang boy's lacrosse team hosted the Penfield Patriots from the Monroe League Saturday afternoon. The combination of hot weather and a Mustang offensive power shortage didn't work well for the hometown boys. Penfield effectively controlled the ball all day and limited the Penn Yan offense to just 5 goals. They jumped out to a quick 4-0 first quarter lead, and parlayed that into a 13-5 win over the Orange and Blue.
Penn Yan did have a mini comeback attempt in the third quarter, cutting the Penfield lead to 8-5. But the Patriots rallied in the final stanza, scoring 5 goals to walk off with the win. The Mustangs fall to 9-4 with the loss.
Penn Yan's offense was lead by senior Ben Covert He scored 3 goals and added 1 assist. Craig Gerhart added 2 goals. Tate Stewart and Sean Emerson also had assists. Gage Ponsetti stopped 7 Penfield shots in the Mustang nets.
The 2015 regular season is quickly coming to a rapid conclusion. Penn Yan will play in Horseheads Tuesday afternoon and host Albany Academy Friday evening to wrap up the regular season schedule. Friday evening's season finale is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at Mustang Field.
Lancaster 15 Marcus Whitman 1
In other high school boy's lacrosse action, Lancaster from Section VI defeated Marcus Whitman on Saturday afternoon in Gorham 15-1. The Wildcat's season record falls to 1-13 with the loss.
Marcus Whitman 7 Mynderse 6
The Marcus Whitman Wildcat boy's lacrosse team defeated Mynderse 7-6 in Seneca Falls on Tuesday evening to pick up their first win of the season. Tom Kikkert and Ben Sennett scored 2 goals each for Whitman. Tyler Wolfe added 1 goal and 1 assist. Zack LaBarr stopped 10 shots in goal fro Whitman (1-11, 1-9).